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The Moment It Clicks: Photography Secrets from One of the World’s Top Shooters by Joe Legendary Magazine Photographer McNally

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Chapter Four: There’s Always Something to Bounce Light Off Of

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Wing It

Sometimes, you just gotta wing it. Got a job to shoot a photo portfolio of the overlarge freshmen NCAA hoopsters for Sports Illustrated. Started conjuring. One kid, Brandan Wright, had a wingspan of 7′4″. Okay, Batman comes to mind. Magazine liked the wings idea, but wanted them white. Cool...just switched screens in my head to X-Men 3.

“Magazine liked the wings idea, but wanted them white. Cool...now try finding wings for somebody six-eleven ...

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